Tag Archives: Russia

Russia Economy and Communication

ECONOMY Business etiquette Correct clothing and punctuality are expected. English is the business language especially in management. Sometimes German is also spoken. It is advisable to have the appointments confirmed again and to bring business cards in Russian and German or English. Interpreting and translation services are available from various organizations, and payment is usually… Read More »

Russia Travel Guide

TRAVEL WARNING Country-specific safety instructions Travel restrictions Travel to the North Caucasus: When traveling to the federal district of the North Caucasus and neighboring regions, attention is drawn to the increased security risk. In particular, travel to Ingushetia, Chechnya, Dagestan and Kabardino-Balkaria that is not absolutely necessary is strongly discouraged. There is a high security… Read More »

Getting to Russia

GETTING THERE Arriving by plane The national airline is called Aeroflot Russian Airlines (SU). (Internet: www.aeroflot.ru/eng/) Direct connections with Moscow from some German airports (Berlin, Dresden, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover and Munich), from Zurich, Geneva and Vienna daily or several times a week; also direct connections with St. Petersburg. Aeroflot also operates flights between Moscow… Read More »

Russia Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Russian Federation or Russia Capital Moscow. Geography As a country located in Europe according to a2zgov, the Russian Federation is the largest country in the world and stretches from Moscow in the west across the Urals and the Siberian steppe to the Sea of ​​Okhotsk and the Bering Sea… Read More »

Russia History and Politics

Leonid Brezhnev (1964-1982) Under Brezhnev, freedom of expression was again restricted. On August 21, 1968 Warsaw Pact troops marched into Czechoslovakia to violently crush the Prague Spring. Brezhnev justified this mission in November 1968 with the Brezhnev doctrine. In this, the Soviet Union claimed leadership within the socialist states and thus justified intervention in Prague.… Read More »

Russia Recent History

Alexander II (1855-1881) Alexander II was finally defeated in the Crimean War. He attributed the defeat to the backwardness of Russia and carried out numerous “great reforms “. His most important work was the abolition of serfdom in 1861. But he had many opponents who finally killed him in an assassination attempt in 1881. Alexander… Read More »